Turkey Bacon Breakfast Burritos

Turkey Bacon Breakfast Burritos

Olé! Spice up breakfast with these delicious burritos - a lower calorie and lower fat Recipe Makeover version.

Per serving: 251 calories, 9.6g fat and 111mg cholesterol.

Saves: 247 calories, 21g fat and 363mg cholesterol!


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Serves: 10 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins

Yield: 10 x burritos

High-Calcium Recipe

About this Recipe Makeover

Breakfast burritos are a nice change for the morning meal, but beware of restaurant versions. This Turkey Bacon Breakfast Burrito lowers the calories, fat, cholesterol, and sodium of traditional recipes by using lower fat milk and cheese, by decreasing the amount of eggs, and by omitting the butter and salt.

Ingredients Show Makeover Show Traditional

  • 10 slices turkey bacon, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup green pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup grated, reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
  • 10 8-inch flour tortillas
  • 2/3 salsa
  • 2 Tbsp butter or margarine
  • 20 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp each of salt and pepper
  • 5 Tbsp milk
  • 20 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 10 8-inch flour tortillas


In large non-stick skillet, over medium heat, cook bacon, green pepper and onion 12 to 15 minutes or until bacon is lightly browned, stirring frequently. Regulate heat to prevent sticking and burning; remove skillet from heat.

In small bowl combine eggs, milk and black pepper. Pour egg mixture over bacon mixture. Return skillet to low heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until eggs are almost done, stirring frequently. Remove skillet from heat and stir in cheese.

Place 1/4 cup egg mixture on lower 1/3 of each tortilla. Roll tortilla and place in 9 x 13-inch microwave-safe dish; cover with plastic wrap. Cook in microwave oven at HIGH (100% power) 2 to 3 minutes or until burritos are hot. To serve, drizzle salsa over burrito.

Thanks to National Turkey Federation - www.eatturkey.com

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 251 cals
Kilojoules 1,051 kJ
Fat 9.6 g
Saturated Fat 3.2 g
Cholesterol 111 mg
Sodium 770 mg
Carbohydrates 28.3 g
Fiber 1.5 g
Total Sugars 80.8 g
Protein 12.4 g
Calcium 82.0 mg
CALORIES 498 cals
Kilojoules 2,085 kJ
Fat 30.6 g
Saturated Fat 13.0 g
Cholesterol 474 mg
Sodium 1,006 mg
Carbohydrates 25.5 g
Fiber 1.5 g
Total Sugars 1.3 g
Protein 28.9 g
Calcium 248.0 mg
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